MX23RW : Friday, October 22 21:53:37| >> :120:6237:6237:

Spurs fans group asks to speak to board over concerns about direction of club

Spurs fans group asks to speak to board over concerns about direction of club
© Reuters
Tottenham have suffered successive Premier League defeats to London rivals Crystal Palace, Chelsea and Arsenal.

Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust has requested a meeting with the club's board to discuss the "short and long-term strategic vision" for the club.

Spurs have suffered successive Premier League defeats to London rivals Crystal Palace, Chelsea and Arsenal.

They appointed former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo in June following a protracted search for a new manager after Jose Mourinho was sacked in April.

But, despite topping the table after beginning the new campaign with a trio of 1-0 wins, the Portuguese coach's position is already coming under intense scrutiny on the back of recent poor results, including Sunday's 3-1 north London derby loss at the Emirates Stadium.

"Over the past few weeks, we've been contacted by an increasing number of trust members and the wider fan base who are extremely concerned about the current direction of THFC," read a statement from the fan group.

"We have asked for a meeting with the club's executive board to discuss both the short and long-term strategic vision for the football club.

"This (potential) meeting, therefore, is an opportunity for the decision makers at THFC to explain their plans to supporters.

Jose Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham in April
Jose Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham in April (Jonathan Brady/PA)

"This explanation should include plans for this season and beyond, an explanation of how success will be measured and how the club's DNA will be regained."

After the dismissal of Mourinho, Ryan Mason took charge of Tottenham for the remainder of last season on a caretaker basis.

Spurs were interested in Mauricio Pochettino returning to north London but Paris St Germain were unwilling to let him go.

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, ex-Roma manager Paulo Fonseca and former AC Milan and Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso each looked set for the role before Nuno was eventually unveiled on June 30.

Harry Kane, right, is still searching for a first Premier League goal of the season following a summer of speculation about his Tottenham future
Harry Kane, right, is still searching for a first Premier League goal of the season following a summer of speculation about his Tottenham future (Nick Potts/PA)

His appointment coincided with prolonged speculation regarding the future of star player Harry Kane as a tumultuous period for the club continued.

England captain Kane was heavily linked with a move to champions Manchester City but remains at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The 28-year-old is yet to score a Premier League goal this term and Spurs' dip in form is compounded by some damning statistics.

They rank 20th in the Premier League for shots and chances created this term and have covered less distance than any other team.

ID:465794:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:collect7353:

Click here for more stories about Jose Mourinho

Click here for more stories about Tottenham Hotspur

Collect / Create New Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on September 26, 2021
Read Next:
Bukayo Saka feels Arsenal can 'achieve anything' as he sets sights on silverware
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea86111631319
2Liverpool85302261618
3Manchester CityMan City85211631317
4Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton843185315
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8503912-315
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd84221610614
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham84221510514
8Everton8422139414
9Arsenal94231013-314
10Brentford8332107312
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves840488012
12Leicester CityLeicester83231314-111
13Aston Villa93151315-210
14Crystal Palace81521013-38
15Southampton8143610-47
16Watford8215715-87
17Leeds UnitedLeeds8134715-86
18Burnley8035513-83
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle80351019-93
20Norwich CityNorwich8026216-142

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!